Marshall Meadows Country House Hotel
Travel Blogs from Berwick upon Tweed
... with a large castle sitting atop a mountain overlooking the north sea. However, following the Viking invasions, the kingdom began to degrade and no longer held the same powers it once did. For all those castle lovers out there, this is certainly one to visit. The castle itself looks fantastic, and provides an amazing view of the beach below and
of the ocean. It also ...
... sitting. They are apparently quite common in the area so was gutted to miss it. Occasionally they nibble of the leash, just to say hello. There were long periods where there were no waves but it was a fun day and have totally caught the bug.
We got fish and chips on the way home which were your standard rubbish Scottish gunk. Completely exhausted from the day but so glad I got a go.
... they now give 'broomstick flying' lessons to little kids. Pretty cool.
Also at the castle, they were putting on a Birds of Prey demonstration. We watched a cool demonstration of a Hawk, an Owl and a Falcon, showing their hunting ability.
... of Kelso. Here we found the Kelso Abbey, similar to the one in Melrose. Not much is left, but it is still magnificent.
While I was parking the car, I parked in front of this Birds of Prey store. I found a fantastic poster of a Goshawk. I'm in the process of getting a copy of that poster from the store owner.
... care of this most important item. The next hanger is a lot of fun. It's an interactive shed with lots of aviation toys to play with. We start with a load dropping game which involves releasing a package from a drop wire with the aim of hitting the bullseye of the target painted on the floor. Neither of us hit the centre but after a bit of practice we both get pretty close. We move on to the flight similator where we have to land a plane. There is an easy and ...